[Ed. – If only there were a socially (or personally) beneficial use for this superpower.]
In one of the largest studies to date, experts analysed data from more than half a million people, and discovered lengthy viewing increased the chance of contracting the disease by 35 per cent.
However there was no increased risk for women, and no link was found between computer screen time and bowel cancer.
The research was carried out by Imperial College London, the University of Oxford and International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).